Obama’s Neck Tie Shines in Seventh Weekly Address

In his seventh weekly address to the nation, President Obama spent enormous efforts making clear distinctions between the past, present, and future of our national economy. From the video:

Yesterday, we learned that the economy lost another 651,000 jobs in the month of February, which brings the total number of jobs lost in this recession [...]

Obama’s First Eleven Days in Neck Ties

In late January, The New York Daily News put out an analysis of Obama’s neck ties for his first eleven days in office. They concluded that “when it comes to his ties — one of the best ways a man can beam individuality — the nation’s 44th President hasn’t stuck his neck out. All [...]

Obama Implements Neck Tie Reuse Plan, Reaches Lucky Thirteen

White House Photo: Joyce N. Boghosian
This week, for the first time since taking office, Barack Obama began regular reuse of ties that he had already worn this term, a move which is at once being hailed as a signal that the time for negligent waste is past, and dismissed as a partisan fashion faux pas [...]

Obama Pentagon Visit Tie

Original Photo Credit: Reuters/Jim Young
During his campaign, Barack Obama was constantly detailing his plans to address the single most important problem facing Americans, an issue that we at Neck of State summarize as iraqeconoeduhealthenercation. On Wednesday, he made a stop at the Pentagon to show his vested interest in addressing the country’s other single most [...]

Obama Automobile Standards Tie

Original Photo Credit: Getty Images/Mark Wilson
On Monday President Obama signed an executive order enabling fourteen states to set strict limits on greenhouse gas emissions and fuel efficiency for cars and trucks. Pictured above behind Obama is Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, who is actually really psyched about this development.
The symbolism in Monday’s tie choice [...]

Obama Weekly Address Tie

The post was made on the White House Blog just before 6AM. I like the idea that President Obama woke up before 5AM this morning to give us his calm reassurance, but, unless he decided to wear the same tie two days in a row, this is probably not what happened.